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Backpackers by the Bay

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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average14%
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  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favourite hostels that I stayed in in my 2 months in the Australia. There is such a friendly relaxed atmosphere here, and everyone here was really nice. The owner has so much knowledge about the area and is so helpful,...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2015

I stayed her for 2 nights either side of my Whitsunday's sailing trip (4 days in total) and absolutely loved it. It is very much a chilled hostel that has a really friendly community, family sort of vibe. The staff (especially Sam and Peter) were...More

1  Thank Jphil93
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Backpackers by the bay is a nice hostel to relax for a few days in Airlie Beach. They pick you up at the bus station, which was great. Rooms are clean, and showers were the best I've had in Australia. They have a quiznight everynight,...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here before our Whitsunday tour for a night and then booked another for afterwards, as it was so good. The staff are really good, they let us check in at 6:30am when our bus got in (greyhound station is 5 minute walk) but...More

1  Thank Alex_Clayton15
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Had an excellent stay at Backpackers by the Bay. This quirky hostel is perfect for a relaxing stop-off at Airlie Beach.The staff are more than accommodating, the rooms are comfortable and the kitchen is exceptionally clean. Check-out time is a little early at 10am, but...More

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US$ 38 - US$ 63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AmyyyFord
27 August 2015|
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Response from peter u | Property representative |
Hi! Yes, people under 18 can stay, that's fine. We are the closest hostel to Port of Airlie, less than a 5 minute walk away, and we offer regular runs down there in our courtesy bus throughout the day as that it also where... More
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"Don't stay - go to another backpackers in town that is cleaner and well maintained."
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"friendly, quiet, clean,"
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"our double on the girls bathroom side had great views"
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"You can opt for female only dorms in this hostel"
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